XCOR Aerospace announced today
that it has acquired selected assets of the Rotary Rocket Company, including
the full and exclusive rights to all technology developed by Rotary Rocket.
XCOR also acquired patents for various reusable launch vehicle technologies
and certain equipment.
The exclusive rights to the Rotary Rocket video and
photo archive were included in the acquisition.

“Our team worked together for several years prior to starting XCOR.
As a
result, we are able to effectively incorporate the acquired technology into
current projects,” said XCOR CEO Jeff Greason.
The company plans to use some
of the Rotary Rocket technology in its own vehicle and engine designs and may
also license technology to clients for other projects.

In addition to the patents, a variety of other technological innovations
developed at Rotary Rocket were acquired by XCOR.
These include designs and
test data for high-performance liquid oxygen / kerosene rocket engines,
composite liquid oxygen tank technology, and rocket engine injector

XCOR Aerospace is a California corporation located in Mojave, California.
The company is in the business of developing and producing safe, reliable and
re-usable rocket engines and rocket powered vehicles.